Daily Archives: September 22, 2014

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Sir Mix-a-Lot Declares Respect for Nicki Minaj in Reddit AMA

Rapper reveals his reaction to “Anaconda,” talks Macklemore, his mom and buttermilk biscuits in Reddit Q&A

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Sir Mix-a-Lot revealed his feelings about Nicki Minaj’s “Baby Got Back”-sampling “Anaconda” and a whole lot more during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Saturday. “It’s amazing how people – I guess maybe because they’re not in the industry – but how people think I should be mad about the song,” he said in regards to Minaj’s single. “I think it’s cool, she took part of the song, she made a Nicki Minaj song. I love the track, I have fun listening to the track, it’s crazy as hell. Continue reading

Hear Prince’s Giddy New Floor-Stomping Track ‘Funknroll’

The artist has shared the version of the song that will appear on ‘Art Official Age.’ Another version will come out on ‘PlectrumElectrum,’ one of two albums out this fall

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In anticipation of the two new albums he’s putting out at the end of the month, Prince has shared the giddy, guitar- and synth-powered version of “Funknroll” that will appear on his solo record, Art Official Age. The song, which the artist premiered with his backing band ThirdEyeGirl on Arsenio earlier this year, will also appear as a different version on his album with ThirdEyeGirl, Plectrumelectrum. Both albums are due out September 30th. Continue reading

No evidence that ISIS is Plotting Against US

By: Jarrod Horton

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I’m not sure where the United States find these “terrorist groups” at, they are usually the size of a 12 man basketball team, and located in some remote cave on the other side of the world. How these groups become a threat to the livelihood of American citizens is a mystery to me. And despite the fact that the US finds no evidence to support the premise of attack on our country; they still kill the terrorist hoop squad and half the village they were living at.

This seems to be the case once again in the handling of ISIS/ISIL, the “Islamic State terrorist group” that the US has claimed made several threats against America. According to President Obama, who wrote in article in the Tampa Bay Times this past Sunday: “Our intelligence community has not yet detected specific ISIL plots against America. But its leaders have repeatedly threatened America and our allies, and if left unchecked, they could pose a growing threat to the United State.,”

Ok, stick and bones break may your bones, but threats will get you killed.  

New York Times Calls Shonda Rhimes an ‘Angry Black Woman’

TV titan slams the newspaper for stereotyping her.

By Evelyn Diaz

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Shonda Rhimes has a bone to pick with the New York Times. The storied newspaper caused an uproar by referring to the TV titan — who created primetime hits Grey’s AnatomyPrivate Practice and Scandal and executive produces the upcoming drama How to Get Away With Murder — as an “angry Black woman.”

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